St. Bernardine Elementary School
5.00 (1 review)
Tel: (708) 366-6890
- St. Bernardine School draws its diverse student body from the parish community of Forest Park/Oak Park, Chicago and over fifteen suburbs.
- Here, in a safe and caring environment that nurtures wisdom and skills, children learn to become contributing members of society.
- Our goal is to reach each child's potential by meeting individual needs.
- The school provides a setting which promotes spiritual, intellectual, social, emotional and physical development.
- We understand that our students have varied learning styles and multiple intelligences; therefore, we offer learning centers and thematic units as well as gifted and special-help programs towards those ends.
- By choosing how to complete their lessons, children have the opportunity to take charge of their own learning.
- At the same time, portfolios allow them to judge their work; determine those areas in need of improvement; and set personal goals.
- Leadership is developed through participation in school liturgies, the Student Council, sports, and interschool academic challenges.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||128 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 31%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||9 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1|
National avg.: 13:1
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
St. Bernardine School is truly a second home for our children. The other families, all the teachers, and the staff are so welcoming and wonderful. The academics are strong. The schools offers many extracurricular activities, including Chess Club, Art Club, Computer Club, Drama Club, Guitar Lessons, and others. There is a very strong athletics program too. Every year, we have graduates accepted into the top high schools, such as St. Ignatius, Trinity, Fenwick, Immaculate Conception, Nazareth Academy, and other good schools. And once there, they succeed. My children are happy, are learning a lot, and are safe in a nurturing environment. I couldn't ask for more.
- Posted by Parent - maria
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